Advanced bioeconomy 2016: Novozymes features among top 50 hottest companies

Ranked at 3rd spot on the Biofuel Digest’s “50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” list, the Novozymes has been recognized for innovation and achievement in fuels and bio-based chemicals


NEW DELHI: Novozymes has been ranked third on Biofuel Digest’s “50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” list, the highest ranking for the company till date. The list recognizes innovation and achievement in fuels and bio-based chemicals.

The Miami, FL-based Digest serves more than 1,960,000 unique readers and followers via the web, newsletters, social media and broadcast in every UN-recognized country. The rankings have been conducted annually since 2008.

The rankings, which recognize innovation and achievement in fuels, biobased chemicals and materials are based 50 percent on votes from an invited panel of distinguished international selectors, and 50 percent on votes from subscribers of The Digest. Overall, more than 100,000 individual company ratings were received from panelists and voters in the annual Hot 40 and Hot 50 rankings. The Hot 40 recognizes smaller, emerging companies.

While commenting on the same, Mr Michael Burns, Head of Biomass Conversion Business Development, North America, Novozymes, mentioned, “Novozymes appreciates this recognition from Biofuels Digest and the industry – it means we are on the right track in delivering more innovation to our bioenergy customers and we are encouraged by the enthusiasm at events such as the ABLC.”
“We are proud to accept the award from Jim and Biofuels Digest, not least since this is also a testament to the commitment of our partners and the strength of our strategic relationships that have enabled us to progress in a challenged market,” he added further.
Overall, 29 companies founded in the US were recognized in the rankings, and 21 founded in other countries including Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom made the list